Definition of “mistrust” - English Dictionary

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mistrustverb [ T ]

us /mɪsˈtrʌst/

to have doubts about the honesty of someone or be unable to trust something:

I’ve always mistrusted leaders who make too many promises.
mistrust
noun [ U ] us /mɪsˈtrʌst/

Their mistrust of lawyers remained with them long after the lawsuit was settled.

(Definition of “mistrust” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)